Putney Swope
(DVD)

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DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, black and white with color sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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Language
English
UPC
014381315929

Notes

General Note
Originally released in 1969 as a motion picture.
General Note
Bonus features: Interview with Robert Downey, Sr. ; commentary by Robert Downey, Sr.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Gerald Cotts ; film editor, Bud Smith ; original music, Charley Cuva.
Participants/Performers
Arnold Johnson, Laura Greene, Buddy Butler, Anthony Fargas, Vincent Hamill, Lawrence Wolfe.
Description
Dark satire in which the token black man on the executive board of an advertising firm is accidentally put in charge. Renaming the business "Truth and Soul, Inc.", he replaces the tight regime of monied white ad men with his militant brothers. A parade of vignettes, dealing with people and campaigns of the advertising world.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
DVD, region 1, theatrical (1.78:1) presentation, enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby digital mono.
Language
Soundtrack in English with optional English subtitles.
Awards
National Film Registry, 2016.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Downey, R., Johnson, A., Greene, L., Butler, B., Fargas, A., Hamill, V., Wolfe, L., & Cuva, C. Putney Swope .

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Robert Downey et al.. Putney Swope. .

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Robert Downey et al.. Putney Swope .

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Downey, Robert, et al. Putney Swope

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